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Boris And The Boys Club: Leading Women Hit Out After PM Dines At Men-Only Garrick Club

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05.11.2021

Boris Johnson has come under fire from female leaders after he dined at a private members’ club that excludes women.

The prime minister was photographed leaving the exclusive Garrick Club in central London on Tuesday night after reportedly flying 400 miles from Glasgow.

He met with Tory peers and climate change sceptic Lord Moore of Etchingham, according to the Daily Mirror. The event was said to be for Daily Telegraph journalists – where Johnson was a £250,000 a year columnist.

The 190-year-old club sits at the heart of the establishment, where past and present members have included Charles Dickens, Sir Laurence Olivier, Jeremy Paxman, Benedict Cumberbatch and Stephen Fry.

However, despite a high-profile campaign backed by Cherie Blair, women are still not allowed to join the club and can only visit as a guest of a male member.

Critics point out Johnson’s attendance at the club is not a good look for a prime minister who talks about equality and levelling up the country.

Conservative MP and chair of the woman and........

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